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daluu
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Portable X Server?

While looking up free easy to use X Servers I came across XLiveCD an X Server based on Cygwin that can be run from CD. It's prebuilt as a ISO CD image that one can use to make the CD.

However, I'm wondering if there exists or if someone can make a portable X Server that is much smaller than XLiveCD's 300+ MB? With minimal or no configuration needed to portable-ize it.

I mean Putty for SSH is ~1MB, and WinSCP for SCP/SFTP is ~1MB. Be nice to have X Server for around 1-10MB, or 100MB at the largest.

FYI on XLiveCD
http://xlivecd.indiana.edu/

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Not sure what an X server

Not sure what an X server is, but the Uniform Server (http://www.uniformserver.com) is a portable WAMP package...

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I belive X server is a type

I belive X server is a type of Linux window server, I think ...

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X- Server is, if I

X- Server is, if I understand Linux correctly, the GUI software that allows the windows like enviroment to work. The gnome Desktop, and the KDE enviroment work on top of the x-server to create and run the GUI. The same as the Explorere shell is for windows.

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Try Xming

It's the same X server that cygwin uses, only compiled using ming, so it doesn't need cygwin anymore.

Homepage: http://www.straightrunning.com/XmingNotes/

Sorry it's been a year since you originally posted looking for it, I've only just found your post.

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Sorry it's been a year since

Sorry it's been a year since you originally posted looking for it, I've only just found your post.

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You've got to watch out for

You've got to watch out for that temporal distortion, it sneaks in whilst your not looking Wink

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Just like that pesky ditto

Just like that pesky ditto Wink

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Would love to have xming as

Would love to have xming as a portable x-server. useful for UNIX sysadmin who is forced to use Win XP desktop.

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